6 Reasons to Soak Up the Sun This Summer in Indian Wells

With a Golf Course and Sandy Beach Pool, Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa in Indian Wells Is the Perfect Summer Getaway

Summer is fast approaching, and there’s no better time to enjoy a family vacation! So take that much-needed PTO and head to the desert for some sunshine and pool time. With Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa’s exciting Summer Chillin’ at Esmeralda package, fun for everyone awaits! To book the package, visit the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa website here and use booking code ZJL. This offer is available now, so throw on your swimsuit and start stuffing that suitcase! Family Vacation Palm Springs


1 | Fun For All  Family Vacation Palm Springs

The newly renovated Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa makes family time so much more accessible. The Summer Chillin’ at Esmeralda package includes overnight accommodations and connecting rooms with a screamin’ deal of “buy one room, get the second room starting at $50!” Plus on your arrival night, a thoughtful welcome meal with pizza, soft drinks/bottled water and cookies will be delivered to your guest room along with an arrival gift bag!


2 | Trips to the Spa

Spa Esmeralda has officially reopened—just in time for a little summer R&R! Treat yourself to a day of relaxation and take advantage of the spa’s outdoor patio with cabana treatment rooms and luxury soaking tubs. Nothing says “I’m on vacation” like a therapeutic massage, deep-cleansing facial or a seasonal body scrub. Plus, this serene space features everything from steam rooms and relaxation lounges to a tranquil garden courtyard with a plunge pool. To book your treatment today visit, www.spaesmeralda.com.


3 | Catch Some Rays Family Vacation Palm Springs

Soak up the sun at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa pool—the largest in the Greater Palm Springs area. The outdoor pool boasts a stunning view of the iconic Santa Rosa Mountains and features plenty of space to kick back and relax as the little ones play. There’s ample room for lounging, swimming, sipping and splashing, and your kiddos will love the sandy beach pool! Don’t forget to book your VIP Cabana at reniw.ipoolside.com for when the warm sun takes its toll.


4 | Set Your Tee Time  Family Vacation Palm Springs

Play a round of golf at the Players Course or Celebrity Course at Indian Wells Golf Resort, where 36 holes surrounded by desert scenery await your arrival! Golf architect Clive Clark designed the Celebrity Course with curving fairways and water features that include trickling streams and split-level lakes that are joined by beautiful waterfalls. Architect John Fought designed the Players Course with a more traditional aesthetic, which features sculpted bunkers and breathtaking mountain views at nearly every hole. Both of these courses are just a short walk from Renaissance Esmeralda, so teeing off has never been easier!

5 | Up, Up and Away!

When it comes to stepping off the property, the desert offers an assortment of action-packed things to do. One of our favorite day-trip activities includes a ride on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway—the world’s largest rotating tram car. This 10-minute journey takes riders along 2.5 miles of the breathtaking cliffs of Chino Canyon, eventually stopping at Mt. San Jacinto State Park. The tram cars rotate slowly, offering spectacular vistas of the valley floor below. Once you reach the Mountain Station, you and your crew can enjoy everything from observation decks and documentary theaters to restaurants, a gift shop and over 50 miles of hiking trails!


6 | Walk on the Wild Side

Rated as one of the best zoos in the US, it’s no wonder The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is a popular desert destination! Unlike other zoos, this animal sanctuary places an emphasis on conservation and provides an inside look at global desert environments and their fascinating animal inhabitants. Take a walk on the wild side with a day trip to The Living Desert, and be sure to check out the all-new Australian Adventures exhibit! Here, you’ll discover an immersive habitat buzzing with everything from yellow-footed wallabies to short-beaked echidnas, laughing kookaburras and bearded dragons!

Plan ahead and check out all there is to do on the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa’s up-to-the-minute activity site.

Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa
44400 Indian Wells Ln
Indian Wells, CA 92210

Photography Provided By: Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells

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